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Bank Size and Systemic Risk

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Source: Bank Size and Systemic Risk

Volume/Issue: 2014/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Luc Laeven , Lev Ratnovski , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484363720

Keywords: Financial Structure, Financial Regulation, banking, bank size, bank risk, banks with assets, bank activities, General,

The proposed SDN documents the evolution of bank size and activities over the past 20 years. It discusses whether this evolution can be explained by economies of scale or 'too big to fail' subsidies. The paper then...

A Banking Union for the Euro Area

A Banking Union for the Euro Area »

Source: A Banking Union for the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2013/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Rishi Goyal , Petya Koeva Brooks , Mahmood Pradhan , Thierry Tressel , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475521160

Keywords: Austria, Bank regulations, Bank resolution, Bank supervision, Belgium, Banking systems, Deposit insurance, Euro Area, Europe, Financial safety nets

The SDN elaborates the case for, and the design of, a banking union for the euro area. It discusses the benefits and costs of a banking union, presents a steady state view of the banking union, elaborates difficult...

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital »

Volume/Issue: 2016/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , Lev Ratnovski , and Hui Tong

Publisher: Bank of Communications/New Finance

Publication Date: 03 March 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484310410.006

ISBN: 9781484310410

Keywords: Bank capital, Cost of capital, United States, Banking crisis, Capital requirements, Risk management, General equilibrium models, Bank Capital, TLAC, Financial Regulation

The appropriate level of bank capital and, more generally, a bank's capacity to absorb losses, has been at the core of the post-crisis policy debate. This paper contributes to the debate by focusing on how much cap...

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital »

Source: Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital

Volume/Issue: 2016/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , Lev Ratnovski , and Hui Tong

Publisher: Bank of Communications/New Finance

Publication Date: 03 March 2016

Language: Chinese

ISBN: 9781484310410

Keywords: Bank capital, Cost of capital, United States, Banking crisis, Capital requirements, Risk management, General equilibrium models, Bank Capital, TLAC, Financial Regulation

The appropriate level of bank capital and, more generally, a bank's capacity to absorb losses, has been at the core of the post-crisis policy debate. This paper contributes to the debate by focusing on how much cap...

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital »

Source: Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital

Volume/Issue: 2016/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , Lev Ratnovski , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498387712

Keywords: Bank capital, Cost of capital, United States, Banking crisis, Capital requirements, Risk management, General equilibrium models, Bank Capital, TLAC, Financial Regulation

The appropriate level of bank capital and, more generally, a bank's capacity to absorb losses, has been at the core of the post-crisis policy debate. This paper contributes to the debate by focusing on how much cap...

A Capital Market Union for Europe

A Capital Market Union for Europe »

Source: A Capital Market Union For Europe

Volume/Issue: 2019/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ashok Bhatia , Srobona Mitra , Anke Weber , Shekhar Aiyar , Luiza Antoun de Almeida , Cristina Cuervo , Andre Santos , and Tryggvi Gudmundsson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2019

ISBN: 9781498313278

Keywords: Capital markets, Monetary unions, Financial integration, Bilateral payments arrangements, Capital flows, Europe, Financial crises, Economic integration, Economic conditions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

This note weighs the merits of a capital market union (CMU) for Europe, identifies major obstacles in its path, and recommends a set of carefully targeted policy actions. European capital markets are relatively sm...

Casting Light on Central Bank Digital Currencies1

Casting Light on Central Bank Digital Currencies1 »

Source: Casting Light on Central Bank Digital Currencies

Volume/Issue: 2018/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Tommaso Mancini Griffoli , Maria Martinez Peria , Itai Agur , Anil Ari , John Kiff , Adina Popescu , and Celine Rochon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384572

Keywords: Money, Central banking, Currencies, Monetary policy, Central banks, Bank rates, Bank liquidity, Lender of last resort, Bank accounting, Central Bank Digital Currencies

Digitalization is reshaping economic activity, shrinking the role of cash, and spurring new digital forms of money. Central banks have been pondering wheter and how to adapt. One possibility is central bank digital...

Contingent Capital

Contingent Capital »

Source: Contingent Capital : Economic Rationale and Design Features

Volume/Issue: 2011/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ceyla Pazarbasioglu , Jianping Zhou , Vanessa Le Leslé , and Michael Moore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2011

ISBN: 9781462304141

Keywords: Contingent capital, Bonds, Banks, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, Financial reform, Moral hazard, Risk management, Financial regulation, Too Big to Fail

The causes of the global financial crisis were multi-faceted but revealed still unresolved weaknesses in national and international financial oversight and resolution frameworks. In particular, many governments in...

Creating a Safer Financial System

Creating a Safer Financial System »

Source: Creating a Safer Financial System : Will the Volcker, Vickers, and Liikanen Structural Measures Help?

Volume/Issue: 2013/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): José Vinãls , Ceyla Pazarbasioglu , Jay Surti , Aditya Narain , Michaela Erbenova , and Julian Chow

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484340943

Keywords: Capital, Bank supervision, Banking sector, Bank reforms, Bank resolution, International financial system, Risk management, Bank business models, least cost resolution, risk reduction

The U.S., the U.K., and more recently, the E.U., have proposed policy measures directly targeting complexity and business structures of banks. Unlike other, price-based reforms (e.g., Basel 3 and G-SIFI surcharges)...

Crisis Management and Resolution

Crisis Management and Resolution »

Source: Crisis Management and Resolution : Early Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2011/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ceyla Pazarbasioglu , Luc Laeven , Oana Nedelescu , Stijn Claessens , Fabian Valencia , Marc Dobler , and Katharine Seal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455286546

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial stability, Crisis management, Asset restructuring, Burden sharing, Moral hazard, Stress tests, resolution, too big to fail, financial institutions

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...